|JAMI BERNARD NY Daily News|
"American Beautys a tart, funny and tremendously sobering movie."
"Kevin Spacey puts in his bid for an Oscar nomination "
"Theater director Sam Mendes makes his directorial debut with the same mix of humor and despair that marked his Broadway work on Cabaret and The Blue Room."
"Both Spacey and Bening use extraordinary comic timing to bring these characters to life."
" astonishingly good is (Thora) Birch "